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Murray Falls, Girramay National Park
Cardwell, Cassowary Coast Area

Free Entry - Entry Information

13 7468
qpws@nprsr.qld.gov.au
www.nprsr.qld.gov.au/parks/murray-falls/index.html

Description

Murray Falls, within Girramay National Park, is one of north Queensland's prettiest waterfalls, with large volumes of water racing over naturally sculpted granite boulders. Rainforested mountains and tropical lowlands meet in the attractive foothills of the Kirrama Range. The clear waters of the Murray River cascade over boulders into rock pools in this picturesque spot, which is part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area.

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Enjoy a picnic in the grassy and shaded day-use area by the river. Stroll along the boardwalk to a viewing platform near the falls. For the more adventurous, take moderately graded 1.8 kilometre return walk through a cool rainforest gully, and then up into open forest and spectacular views over the falls and Murray Valley. Look for wallabies, possums and a variety of reptiles. Bring binoculars and watch for many colourful birds. Enjoy colourful wildflower displays in spring. Access the river from the day-use area but take care as the water is often fast flowing and the rocks slippery, however access to the river upstream of the day-use area is not permitted. Slippery rocks make it dangerous and serious injuries have occurred.

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Property Details

Facilities

  • Access With Assistance for the Disabled
    Assisted Access
  • BBQ Facilities
    BBQ Facilities
  • Car park
    Car park
  • Picnic Area
    Picnic Area
  • Public toilet
    Public toilet
  • Shaded Area
    Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
    Sheltered Area
  • Toilet facilities for the Disabled
    Disabled toilet
  • Viewing Platform
    Viewing Platform
  • Walking Tracks
    Walking Tracks

Activities

  • Animal Watching
    Animal Watching
  • Birdwatching
    Birdwatching
  • Camping
    Camping
  • Swimming
    Swimming
  • Walking
    Walking

Other Information

Children:
Children are welcome.

Disabled:
There is access for guests with a disability. The camping area toilets and the first 75 metres of the river boardwalk starting at the top end of the camping area are wheelchair accessible.

How To Get There:
From Tully, travel south along the Bruce Highway for 16 kilometres and turn off at Murrigal. Continue for 20 kilometres to Murray Falls. Alternatively, travel 21 kilometres north from Cardwell to Bilyana and turn west for 20 kilometres. Follow the signposts. Access roads are partly sealed and suitable for conventional vehicles..


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Map of Murray Falls, Girramay National Park
Murray Falls Road
Cardwell
Queensland 4849 Australia

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